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Myanmar’s vicious circle inside the golden triangle

As long as the Myanmar army relies on militias to control ethnic areas in the north of the country, the opium trade will continue to flourish. The red and white flowers covering the hills of Shan State have mostly faded for now. In Sa Lone Tone village, the poppies have been harvested. The dried paste has been […]

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